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Oceanview Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   122 Fairview Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Emerald Isle
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Navywife1015 Suffolk, VA
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Suffolk, VA
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely stay on a Saturday night. The hotel is located right by the pier which you can walk on for free. We enjoyed walking down to the beach which was only a little over a block away. I have read many of the other reviews and disagree with many of them. This place is not a hilton... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came down to go fishing. Neede a room for the night. Charged us 175.00 and halfway tthroughout the night the a.c. in our room broke. They guy in the office was very rude and said that since we were in the room he would nit give money back or switch rooms. What a waste of money. Definitely will not... More

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Sandy Ridge, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend of ours and me and our son went down to do some fishing and thought we would give this place a try. The rooms are decent but definitely could be better. The location is great being so close to the pier and boat rentals are just down the road. Beds are uncomfortable and everything is quite out dated.

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Laurinburg, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The fact that this is called the "ocean view inn" is a joke. There are only about 8 rooms on the 2nd floor where you can actually see the ocean. The rest of the hotel all you can see is the parking lot and the run down trailers next door. The door for our room had a one inch gap... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I stayed in this motel back in July 2012. They are so cleaned and friendly. It is so close to the beach and fishing pier. I would definitely go back again this year. Also, we have rented RV campground every year which is next to the motel. Reminder, they do not have no playground for the kids. But, they will... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

This was the worst experience we have ever had at a hotel! The name of the hotel claims to provide you with ocean view... But you would have to practically stand on the roof of the motel to get your view of the ocean which is hidden by all the buildings in the way. Once we actually entered the room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

At first glance this hotel looks like a million other shabby beach side hotels. But on the inside the rooms are super clean, the beds are very comfortable, everything in the room works as it should,and the staff is very friendly. On top of it being in an awsome location at a great price

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oviewinn, Manager at Oceanview Inn, responded to this review

Dear Bickley96 Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at our hotel. Thank you for your positive feedback of which I have shared with our staff. They join me in thanking you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you... More

Powhatan, Virginia
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This place was nothing like advertised. My room was very dark and smelled, The bathroom light fixture was 3 bare light bulbs, and the walls had dirt marks on them. The bed was hard, and I felt very unsafe. I could not stay there. I had scheduled ...More

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oviewinn, Manager at Oceanview Inn, responded to this review

Allow me to apologize on behalf of our hotel for failing to meet your expectations regarding stay on your recent visit. We constantly strive to provide an environment of comfort and value to our guests; therefore we are sincerely concerned when we fall short of your expectations. Again, thank you for your time and valuable feedback. We sincerely appreciate it... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

We stayed a Friday and Saturday night in September. The first thing that hit me when I opened the door was stale cigarette smoke. Over the weekend cigarette smoke would come in through the bathroom as out neighbors lit up. The floors were filthy. My families feet ended up black from the carpets in the room. The bathrooms are tiny... More

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Danville, Virginia, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

If you are looking for a VERY friendly staff AND affordable place to stay within walking disatnce of the boardwalk, this is the place for you! The rooms are VERY CLEAN and roomy At first glance, it looks like a beach bungaloo, BUT the rooms are soo comfortable with VERY comfortable beds. I will stay here on my next visit.

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Address: 122 Fairview Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Emerald Isle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Oceanview Inn 2*
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
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Family owned and operated, we have been hosting satisfied guests since 1978. We are a value and family oriented hotel for those that enjoy a nice and quiet vacation. Parking is right at your room except for our upstairs guest rooms which offer a great view of the pier. ... more   less 
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